Success stories

On this page you will find some examples of what our previous students have achieved and progressed onto


Tila Knowles

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching, and Fitness)

Achievement: DMM

Where is she now? Tila is currently working with the Ghana volunteer project and is coaching a range of sports to young people in Ghana’s capital city of Accra.

What she had to say about BWFS “The staff at BWFS are great. They never gave up on me and always pushed me to do well and I am thankful for it. I don’t think I’d be in Ghana now or have achieved the grade I did if it wasn’t at that college”.

tila-coachingTila coaching in Ghana


Elisha Heaton

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching, and Fitness)

Achievement: D*DD

Where is she now? Elisha is currently studying at UCLAN having enrolled on a Bsc(Hons) in Sports Therapy.

What she had to say about BWFS “I had a great time at BWFS and the staff are quality. If I could do another year there I would because it was a great experience and the staff really want you to do well and work hard to keep you motivated”

IMG_0543Elisha’s Outstanding Student of the year award


Joseph Westwell

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence)

Achievement: DDD

Where is he now? Joseph has enrolled at Manchester Metropolitan University studying a Business management Bsc (Hons) with a paid work placement at Stateside foods.

What he had to say about BWFS “I joined BWFS after an apprenticeship didn’t work out. I may not be working in the sport industry now but the skills I developed and grades I got opened the door to other great opportunities for me”.


Andy Saxon

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence)

Achievement: D*D*D*

Where is he now? During his time at BWFS Andy obtained employment at the Bolton Whites hotel fitness suite and was able to complete his fitness instructor course while employed with them. Upon completing his course at BWFS he began working with Bolton Whites full time.

What he had to say about BWFS “The staff are good and help you achieve your goals”.